ISIS' Foreign Fighters
Muslim MP: Twice as Many Muslim Brits in ISIS as in British Army
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  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    Only when I see an organization like Mothers Against Drunk Driving, for the Muslims against Jihadists, will I believe that the majority of Muslims don’t secretly support the Terrorists. Since no such organization exists, despite decades now of Islamic Terrorism, it’s only common sense to conclude that Muslims support the murder of innocent men, women, and children if they don’t worship in the same way as them.

  • lukelea

    As we’ve written before, Muslim communities in the West must publicly denounce jihadism,

    The fact that they haven’t tells you something. The only good Muslim is one who doesn’t take his religion too seriously — or, if you prefer, too literally, since the founder of their religion was a warlord who advocated just the kinds of behavior ISIS is engaged in. Of course most Muslims don’t take their religion too seriously but it makes it hard for them to criticize those who do.

    • FriendlyGoat

      We need to culturally ask those “most Muslims” who “don’t take the teachings of their religion too seriously” why they don’t bail out—-now that their counterparts in the Middle East have educated them on the basics of what they’re actually glorifying.

      Yes, I know Muslims in Muslim places can’t just quit. But in Britain or the USA?

  • Corlyss

    What has the number of Muslims in the British Army got to do with the speaker’s obvious efforts to blame British society for British jihadis? That’s like saying the few black on the Ferguson police force made Brown rob a convenience store. Hardly any youth go in to Western armies, period. That means they are not being raised to value much about the privileges they enjoy in such societies or to believe that defense is always someone else’s job, which pretty much the same cause. I seriously doubt if David Cameron needs telling that Britain has done a miserable job integrating Muslims into their society, just as all of Europe has failed to do. Problem identification ceased to the issue over a decade ago. The Muslims are there because Brits don’t breed enough any more, and Muslims fill the gaps, just as they have in Europe as a whole. The issue is what do you do about it now that you know what the problem is. IMO the only answers lie in taking some common sense steps that will have the civil rights pimps screaming bloody murder. But Having said that I don’t expect Western nations to allow their instincts for self preservation to take over policy-making until it is almost too late, just as they didn’t address the German threat, or the Russian threat until their very existence was in doubt.

  • Corlyss

    What has the number of Muslims in the British Army got to do with the speaker’s obvious efforts to blame British society for British jihadis? That’s like saying the few black on the Ferguson police force made Brown rob a convenience store. Hardly any youth go in to Western armies, period. That means they are not being raised to value much about the privileges they enjoy in such societies or to believe that defense is always someone else’s job, which pretty much the same cause. I seriously doubt if David Cameron needs telling that Britain has done a miserable job integrating Muslims into their society, just as all of Europe has failed to do. Problem identification ceased to the issue over a decade ago. The Muslims are there because Brits don’t breed enough any more, and Muslims fill the gaps, just as they have in Europe as a whole. The issue is what do you do about it now that you know what the problem is. IMO the only answers lie in taking some common sense steps that will have the civil rights pimps screaming bloody murder. But Having said that I don’t expect Western nations to allow their instincts for self preservation to take over policy-making until it is almost too late, just as they didn’t address the German threat, or the Russian threat until their very existence was in doubt.

  • rheddles

    “We’ve not concentrated on the prevention work, we haven’t invested enough in de-radicalisation. It’s tragic, somebody’s got to wake up to it.”

    I have to invest in de-radicalisation? I think not. This trend will continue to deteriorate until people are ready to de-mothball Manzanar.

    • Corlyss

      But, Rhed, they already self-ghettoize. Why was the underwear bomber bound for Detroit? Because if he decided against blowing himself up on the plane, he could slip into the Muslim ghetto in Detroit, which has the largest concentration, er, community, of Muslims in the US. So what would Manzanar get us?

  • Immigration is good. It ventilates and regenerates societies. But prostrating the host country before the demands of immigrants under ‘multiculturalism’ is bad. It is first and foremost bad for the immigrants themselves: there was a reason that they preferred the host country to their original homes. Why replicate that home? Second and third generation resentment is not really surprising. Those people lost their own contexts by immigration, but were (for political correctness) never offered anything else. Multiculturalism should go where social Darwinism went. The melting pot should be brought back.

  • Andrew Allison

    That the British Ministry of Defense could state that, “. . . .there are only around 600 British Muslims currently serving in the Armed Forces, making up approximately around 0.4% of total personnel.” is mind-boggling. Apparently Britain is being defended by functional illiterates. Unstated in the story is the fact that the British Muslims concerned have names like Reyaad Khan, Nasser Muthana and his younger brother Aseel. Multiculturism at its finest.

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